The Travels of Ibn Jubayr

Name of text: The Travels of Ibn Jubayr
Author of text: Ibn Jubayr
Date of text: July-August 1184
Date of person in text: 1145-1217
Name of structure in text: Mosque at Al-Nayrab, near Damascus
Type of structure in text: mosque
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Country in text: Syria
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City in text: Al-Nayrab, near Damascus
Specific place of mosaic in text: Roof
Description of mosaic in text:

It [village of Al-Nayrab] has a cathedral mosque of unsurpassed beauty whose roof is wholly set with mosaics of many coloured marbles which the beholder would conceive to be a carpet of silk brocade.  

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Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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Bibliography: The Travels of Ibn Jubayr, ed. and trans. by Roland Broadhurst (London: Goodword Books, 1952, repr. 2011), p. 288

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